In what is bound to be one of the performances of the weekend, The Prodigy has been added to this year's Electric Picnic lineup.

A spokesperson confirmed: "For all those lucky enough to have secured a ticket for this year’s eclectic Electric Picnic, what a Firestarter way to kick off your weekend as The Prodigy are announced as the latest addition to this year’s spectacular Electric Picnic line-up."

The electronic dance group, responsible for many iconic hits including 'Firestarter', are added to the lineup along with some great Irish acts including Picture This, Walking on Cars, The Coronas, Gavin James, Ash and Delorentos.

They join previously announced headliners Kendrick Lamar, Massive Attack, NERD and St Vincent.

Electric Picnic, which is already sold out, takes place in Stradbally, Co. Laois between 31st of August and 2nd of September.